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TGA issues guidance on post-expiry date usage of shortage-impacted treatment   The Therapeutic Goods Administration says tocilizumab vials continue to be stable for a further six months past their labelled expiry …

Shortage notice issued for multiple presentations of arthritis treatment The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a warning regarding shortages of multiple presentations of tocilizumab (Actemra). Roche, the sponsor of …

Distribution of smoking cessation medication paused due to “impurity concerns” Distribution of the smoking cessation medication Champix (Varenicline) has been paused in Australia as further testing of the medication is …

TGA warns of a serious shortage of HRT patches, and their planned replacements, as well as some oral contraceptives Australia is facing a shortage of estradiol patches which will last …

Massive increase in reports of medicine shortages following introduction of mandatory reporting The number of notifications of medicines shortages has jumped massively following the introduction of mandatory reporting in January …

Pharmacies will be able to order replacement EpiPen Jr stock as early as this week  The TGA says new stock of EpiPen Jr will be available to order as soon …

There is an ongoing shortage of unwanted medicines bins available for pharmacies, the RUM Project warns Toni Riley, project manager of the RUM Project has advised that they are currently …

An anonymous doctor has told media more than 200 people are being turned away from GP surgeries a day in Ballarat alone… but pharmacists want to help The medical professional …

EpiPen Jr is likely to be back in stock by mid-November, Mylan has advised In the meantime, Mylan has announced that it will supply eligible patients an EpiPen Jr 150mcg …

Production issues now resolved, manufacturer tells TGA  Manufacturing issues that led to a shortage of the impetigo treatment Bactroban have been resolved, the TGA says. GSK, manufacturer of the treatment …

Angina patients hit with a new shortage as replacement product supply now in peril There are now fears for the supply of a product arranged as a replacement for an …

New PBS listings from special meeting revealed, while the TGA warns on a new product shortage   A special meeting of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) in December 2016 …